2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Dec 03, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

ELT 221 - Communication Systems and Circuits


Description: Introduction to the theory and principles of modern electronic communication systems. Topics include: amplitude modulation (AM) transmission and reception, frequency modulation (FM) transmission and reception, single sideband (SSB) communication techniques and digital communication.

Prerequisites: ELT 126  and ELT 162  

Credits: 3
Lecture: 2
Lab: 2

Course Content:
  1. Communication systems
  2. Signal analysis
  3. Amplitude modulation (AM) transmitters and receivers
  4. Single sideband (SSB) systems
  5. Frequency modulation (FM) transmitters and receivers
  6. Transmission lines, antennas and wave propagation
  7. Data communications

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe a basic communication system. (1)
  2. Analyze communications signals including time, frequency and spectrum analysis. (2)
  3. Troubleshoot AM/FM circuits and systems. (3, 5)
  4. Troubleshoot fiber-optic circuits and systems. (4)
  5. Troubleshoot transmission lines and antenna systems. (6)